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RCMP Report - April 6, 2016

Staff Sergeant Steve Sumner reported 91 calls for service between April 19 and May 2. Three false alarms and 31 traffic tickets occurred during this time frame. April 19 A male advised he was paid to take two males to Brandon.
Award Winning Paper

Award Winning Paper

The Virden Empire-Advance took home seven awards at the Manitoba Community Newspaper Association (MCNA) awards that were held Saturday, April 30.
Miniota’s Shirtsleeve Nominated

Miniota’s Shirtsleeve Nominated

Record-breaking gala celebrates tourism.
RM’s cost of administration

RM’s cost of administration

Municipal amalgamation hits the bottom line

Local senior in national publication

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RCMP Report - March 18, 2016

Staff Sergeant Steve Sumner reported 37 calls for service between March 8 and March 14. Three false alarms and three traffic tickets occurred during this time frame. March 8 Called to a wellbeing check in Virden.
New Virden Community Events Manager

New Virden Community Events Manager

The Town of Virden has filled the Virden Community Events Manager position. The Melville, Saskatchewan product, Debbie Kish is excited about stepping into this role.
Making Waves for Virden Children

Making Waves for Virden Children

Let me introduce you to an amazing student initiative dedicated to providing affordable and accessible one-on-one swimming instruction to children with disabilities.
Proposals for Recycling

Proposals for Recycling

Recycling keeps a lot of material out of landfi lls, but it takes time and effort to recycle. Communities in southwestern Manitoba are looking for a new solution for the cans, plastics, glass and paper pickup.

RCMP Report - August 28, 2015

Staff Sergeant Steve Sumner reported 50 calls for duty from August 18 to 24. Twenty-two of the files were under the Traffic Act and two of the files were false alarms. August 18 Received a 911 hang up call from Virden.
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